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Changed the steering wheel bezel from shiny to black, but didn't use paint.

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could have upgraded to the 392 wheel while you had it torn down

Does a 392 wheel have more torque than a 3.6L Rubicon wheel?




 

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I'll need to go back and check that. 37ft-lbs seems low, but I tightened the shit out of mine. Probably much more than 37 ft-lb.
I pulled it from another JL forum, but seems right. The torque setting for my Corvette steering wheel bolt is only 27 ft lb.
 

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I’ve been thinking about doing this. The glare I get on the windshield might not be a big deal to some but it annoys me to no end. Not to mention the chrome kinda clashes with the Sarge green and red.
 

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Hey sbrimer, question for you….since you seem to be the resident expert on breaking down the steering wheel…do you think it’s possible to swap the wires and/or re-run them for the volume and channel switches on the back fo the steering wheel swapping sides so volume control will be on the left and channel select on the right?
 
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Hey sbrimer, question for you….since you seem to be the resident expert on breaking down the steering wheel…do you think it’s possible to swap the wires and/or re-run them for the volume and channel switches on the back fo the steering wheel swapping sides so volume control will be on the left and channel select on the right?


In theory yes, but it would require some modification. Both modules and the connections are identical. The wires themselves are not long enough to reach to the opposite module.
 

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Hey sbrimer, question for you….since you seem to be the resident expert on breaking down the steering wheel…do you think it’s possible to swap the wires and/or re-run them for the volume and channel switches on the back fo the steering wheel swapping sides so volume control will be on the left and channel select on the right?
The whole wire loom would have to be unwrapped. From sbrimer's awesome photos you can see the 2 wires that come out of the main group and plug to the back buttons. Also once you get them to the other side you may still need to redo the plugs because they may be upside down.
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The whole wire loom would have to be unwrapped. From sbrimer's awesome photos you can see the 2 wires that come out of the main group and plug to the back buttons. Also once you get them to the other side you may still need to redo the plugs because they may be upside down.
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Perfect, thanks. I’m gonna tackle that, on my list of things to do.
 

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What else did you do for all the other brushed aluminum looking pieces on interior
 

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I’ve been thinking about doing this. The glare I get on the windshield might not be a big deal to some but it annoys me to no end.
I hated this too, but I put black electrical tape across the top of the wheel hub and that has mostly solved the problem, and doesn't look bad if carefully done.
 

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Hey sbrimer, question for you….since you seem to be the resident expert on breaking down the steering wheel…do you think it’s possible to swap the wires and/or re-run them for the volume and channel switches on the back fo the steering wheel swapping sides so volume control will be on the left and channel select on the right?
Good to know I'm not the only one that is annoyed with the vol control being on the right side!
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